About Us

Sachtler, is a worldwide market leader in professional camera support systems for cinematography and television production. 

The Sachtler name has been a symbol of top quality and reliability for decades.  Whether they’re facing extreme cold, heat, humidity, wind, salt water, full submersion, dirt, or mud, Sachtler’s award-winning tripods and fluid heads can go the distance. Sachtler gear helps camera operators around the world with their commitment to getting the shot, wherever the story takes them, even in the world’s most inhospitable climes.

Thrill of the Chill In the world of shred flicks, there are few names as renowned as Basti Balser and Flo Eckhardt of Pirate Movie Production. With nearly two decades of experience in the industry, they have become synonymous with capturing the awe-inspiring moments of snowboarding and adventure sports.

From the steep, snow-covered slopes to cultural experiences, "DRIVEN" paints a vivid picture of the snowboarding lifestyle.
Chasing Speed Chris Schmid is an award-winning filmmaker, cinematographer and a photographer specialising in natural history in remote locations. He has dedicated his life to documenting the natural beauty of our planet.

Learn how Chris was able to speed up his setup and capture the beauty of Africa by adding the aktiv fluid head to his flowtech system and get new perspectives in the field.
Gearing up the Bronco Jordan Halland is a DP based in Montana with a passion for creative filmmaking. With over 20 years' commercial, TV and documentary film experience Jordan recently launched the Kiak Bronco grip truck, kitting it out with lightweight robust gear.

Follow Jordan's story below as he takes you behind the scenes of his latest commercial shoot and learn why Sachtler aktiv is the talk of the truck.
Ghosts in the Snow Dan O'Neill is a British wildlife presenter, filmmaker, and biologist passionate about adventure and conservation. His missions take him to remote regions worldwide in pursuit of endangered species, aiming to raise awareness about wildlife conservation and combat wildlife crime.

In his latest project he used Sachtler's flowtech aktiv system on an extraordinary expedition to create a remarkable new four-part series for BBC Earth, and unveil the enigmatic world of the Snow Leopards.


When you have just one chance to capture the perfect shot, mount, level and lock the revolutionary aktiv™ fluid head in seconds.  Sachtler‘s unique SpeedLevel™ and SpeedSwap™ technologies deliver the fastest way to place and position your camera; adjust the level in an instant without ever taking your eye off the action; get closer to the ground than ever before for extreme low angle shots or swap between a tripod, slider, jib or even hand held without missing a beat.  Capture the widest range of shots in the shortest time with aktiv.


The award-winning flowtech®, a versatile, lightweight tripod that is easier and faster to deploy and adjust than any other tripod. Performance tested in extreme conditions, flowtech® is a revolution in tripod technology, giving the camera operator ultimate versatility and improving their workflow.

Revolutionise the way you work - wherever and however you work - with flowtech, the world's fastest tripod. Available in 75mm and 100mm with mid-level or ground-level spreader or without spreader to match your way of working. flowtech®75 aktiv has a payload capacity of 20kg / 44lb, while flowtech®100 supports a heavier payload of up to 30kg / 66lb.


Redesigned with features from the revolutionary Sachtler aktiv fluid head range, FSB delivers precision movement with finely calibrated levels of drag and counterbalance for the perfect shot. The streamlined profile is built to withstand the toughest conditions to deliver repeatable, reliable camera support shot after shot.

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